[openstack-dev] [ironic] Driver removal policies - should we make it softer?
doug at doughellmann.com
Fri Aug 19 17:02:32 UTC 2016
Excerpts from Jim Rollenhagen's message of 2016-08-19 11:02:58 -0400:
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 10:54 AM, Mathieu Mitchell
> <mmitchell at internap.com> wrote:
> > On 2016-08-19 10:42 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> >>> 3) Add a ``enable_unsupported_drivers`` config option that allows
> >>> enabling
> >>> > drivers marked supported=False. If a driver is in enabled_drivers,
> >>> > has
> >> Do you mean "in disabled_drivers" there?
> > enabled_drivers is the list of all drivers to be loaded by the conductor,
> > see . In other words, if the operator wants a driver marked as
> > supported=False, enable_unsupported_drivers has to be enabled, otherwise
> > conductor will fail to start.
> Right, ironic-conductor can load multiple drivers, and the driver
> to use is per-node (node being ironic's representation of a bare
> metal server). Since drivers are often vendor-specific, this allows
> a deployment of heterogenous hardware.
> // jim
Ah, OK. I thought you meant that as shorthand for "the list of drivers
where supported is not False", and didn't realize it was literally the
name of an option.
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